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National Youth Brass Band Championships 2011

posted 10 Apr 2011, 14:12 by Astley Youth Band   [ updated 12 Apr 2011, 15:22 ]
Both Astley Youth Training Band and Astley Youth Band returned with honours from the 2011 National Youth Brass Band Championships at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Astley Youth Training Band, competing for the first time at the National Youth Brass Band Championships, were awarded the only prize in the Training Band Section, the 'Training Band of the Day' award. Many congratulations to Sue Harrison, her helpers and all the young band members.

Astley Youth Band, conducted by Simon Minshall, were announced as the 'band with the most potential' in the Intermediate Section of the championships.